Archive for the ‘Road Bike’ Category
Age hasn’t slowed cyclist Robert Marchand.
The 102-year-old Frenchman broke his own world record in the over-100s category Friday, riding 26.927 kilometers (16.7 miles) in one hour, more than 2.5 kilometers better than his previous best time in the race against the clock two years ago.
By way of comparison, the current overall world record for one hour is 49.700 kilometers (30.882 miles) set by Czech Ondrej Sosenka in 2005.
Marchand, a retired firefighter and logger, also … More
During the winter break I spent time in the California Bay Area visiting family. While I was there I took full advantage of the sun, warm air, and the many miles of paved and dirt roads that surround my aunt’s house in Forest Knolls, a small community west of Fairfax in Marin County.
Marin is a fascinating place for a bike lover like myself. It’s the birthplace of two of America’s most important contributions to cycling’s rich history: … More
The registration process is now open for cycling teams wishing to be classified as 2014 UCI Mountain Bike Teams or 2014-2015 UCI Track Teams.
2014 UCI Mountain Bike Teams
Teams wishing to be classified as UCI Mountain Bike Teams for the 2014 season have until Jan. 15 to complete the registration process and pay the UCI registration fee of 1,500 Euros.
Upon being accepted as a UCI Mountain Bike Team … More
HURTLING down a hill at up to 100km/h isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time — but hey, don’t knock it until you’ve tried it.
Albury man Mark Riddell quickly became hooked after giving a gravity bike a go.
Now he even believes the thrill-seeking sport could become a tourism asset on the Border … Pictures and more